DIY Small Space and Emergency Heater Ideas


Knowledge worth keeping on file. I’m not saying these are the only ways to get heat. I’m simply presenting some options after this bitter and frigid last couple of winters. Below are just two ideas from the same guy on YouTube. His channel is good info and fascinating! Great stuff for van lifers!

DISCLAIMER: Of course, whenever you’re dealing with open flames, including candles, you never want to leave them unattended or lit all night. Please be careful and act responsibly.

Keep in mind you can make this smaller for your van. He’s heating a large room in his house in this video.

With an Update:

This one is for the more timid, but still works great!


Sounds interesting but do think it is risk free especially if you are traveling with kids?